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DO Day 2021 has more learning opportunities for practicing physicians and medical students

David Pugach, JD, AOA senior vice president of public policy, explains how DO Day will be different this year in this Q&A.

The DO Staff

01.27.21

AOA

On-demand CME available — The Present and Future of HPV Cancer Prevention

The AOA, in partnership with Miller Medical Communications, LLC, and with support from an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc., is now offering an online learning activity sharing current, relevant, evidence-based information on the infectious and malignant burden of HPV. This course, which is free of charge, covers the life course of HPV patients … Read More

AOA Staff

01.20.21

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Registration for Virtual DO Day 2021 now open

Registration is now open for Virtual DO Day 2021, the premier osteopathic advocacy event of the year. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage lawmakers on legislation vital to the practice and principles of osteopathic medicine.

AOA Staff

01.20.21

The DO

How to prepare your best possible Match rank order list

Three physician experts offer their advice for this year’s highly unusual Match cycle. Get their opinions on fellowships, backup plans, doing things virtually and more.

The DO Staff

01.14.21

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AOA files suit against ABIM

CHICAGO—January 7, 2021—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and seven individual physicians, who serve as ACGME program directors in internal medicine residency training programs or internal medicine subspecialty fellowships, have filed suit against the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The lawsuit challenges a policy announced by the … Read More

AOA Media Team

01.07.21

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Bureau of Emerging Leaders DO Day Scholarship applications now due Jan. 29

The AOA is now accepting applications for the Bureau of Emerging Leaders (BEL) DO Day Scholarship, which provides opportunities for osteopathic residents and fellows to attend this year’s virtual DO Day on Capitol Hill, set for March 7-8, 2021. The ideal scholarship candidate will be interested in advocacy engagement and public policy, and ideally will … Read More

AOA Staff

01.06.21

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